By Michele Linn published December 29, 2011 Est Read Time: 1 min

Social Media Tips & Trends for Content Marketers: The Best from CMI 2011

Content marketers tend to love to follow social media because there are so many great ways to distribute content. But, it’s tough to keep up with the constant flow of information.

Here are the top five posts on social media tips and trends from our social-savvy 2011 Contributors that cover those platforms most relevant to content marketers.

New LinkedIn Company Pages: A Step-by-Step Guide for Content Marketers

This is one of those posts you’ll read and think, “I need to be doing this!” Constance Semler walks you through how to use the Company Pages on LinkedIn.

5 Ways to Measure Facebook Fan Engagement

Chances are you are using Facebook, but do you know how to measure its effectiveness? If this is something you are challenged with, check out this post.

6 Things to Know about Using QR Codes in Content Marketing

Nate Riggs walks you through what you need to know about QR codes and shares some examples of what works well… and not so well.

3 Ways to Use Google+ in Your Content Marketing Efforts

If you want to get started with Google Plus, read this post to learn how you can apply it to your content marketing program today.

What Google Plus Means for Marketers

Here’s an interview and podcast with Jesse Stay, author of Google+ for Dummies.

What has been your favorite social media trend this year?

Author: Michele Linn

Michele Linn is the co-founder and chief strategy officer of Mantis Research, a consultancy focused on helping brands create and amplify original research they can use in their marketing. Before starting Mantis, Michele was head of editorial at Content Marketing Institute, where she led the company's strategic editorial direction, co-developed its annual research studies, wrote hundreds of articles, spoke at industry events and was instrumental in building the platform to 200,000 subscribers. In 2015, she was named one of Folio's Top Women in Media (Corporate Visionary). You can follow her on Twitter at @michelelinn.

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